privatization

Baltimore Mayor Signs Charter Amendment Banning Water Privatization

August 13, 2018

If voters approve the amendment on the November ballot, Baltimore will be the first major city in the U.S. to pass such a ban

Baltimore Set To Be First Major US City to Ban Water Privatization

August 7, 2018

Supporters of the charter amendment say that privatization would result in job loss and rate hikes because corporations have only one motive: profit

Puerto Rico’s New Fiscal Plan Will Cause Another ‘Lost Decade’

March 25, 2018

Six months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s new fiscal plan – which supposedly takes the hurricane’s devastation into account – will demand citizens pay off debts they cannot possibly repay, leading to deeper economic decline, says CEPR co-director Mark Weisbrot

Israeli Military Strangles Its Own Weapons Manufacturer to Privatize It

March 14, 2018

Elbit Systems bought IMI at a bargain price because managers made sure the company was poorly run to provide an excuse for privatization, explains TRNN’s Shir Hever

Noliwe Rooks on Public Education

March 9, 2018
In part four, Noliwe Rooks says data reveals no educational benefit from the billions of stimulus funding poured into schools by the Obama administration and school vouchers championed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

Charter School Principal: No Evidence Privatization Is Better For Students

February 15, 2018

Pushing back against the national wave of school privatization, Baltimore principal Matt Hornbeck says equitable funding and high-quality teachers are the keys to educational excellence

Chicago’s Democratic Mayor Pushes Trump’s Education Agenda

February 6, 2018

Students face displacement as Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel falls in line with President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ push for privatization